This is a lovely tasting pure white cream which will colour well!


240gm White shortening such as Trex

2 Tablsp Water

1½ Teasp CLEAR vanilla extract.

1 Tablsp Meringue powder

500gms Sieved icing sugar.


Using a mixer on slow speed mix together the shortening, water and vanilla extract.

Add the meringue powder and mix in.

Add the icing sugar and whisk together until white and fluffy.

Use to decorate your bakes as you wish!

NB: You can easily obtain the clear vanilla extract & meringue powder on line.